City of Cape Town Water Crisis


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South Africa declares drought a national disaster, weighs desal options

South Africa has declared a national disaster owing to the severe drought that is threatening to cease water supplies in City of Cape Town.

A small scale desalination plant is planned for Cape Town's V&A Waterfront

Blame game begins ahead of Cape Town's 'day zero'

Mmusi Maimane, leader of South Africa's opposition party the Democratic Alliance, has slammed the national ministry of water and sanitation for failing in its duties, pointing out the high cost of building desalination plants.

Cape Town issued tenders for temporary, mobile, and large scale desalination solutions in August and September 2017

Cape Town temporary solutions due online in two to three months

Temporary desalination facilities will begin supplying Cape Town by December or January, city mayor Patricia de Lille confirmed in a briefing on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

Cape Town kicks off three stages of tendering in water crisis response

Cape Town has outlined a "portfolio response" to its water crisis based on the work of its water resilience task team over the past 11 weeks.

Cape Town, South Africa, is in the grip of a severe drought, and has been declared officially as a disaster zone

Cape Town calls for information on desalination solutions amid drought

Cape Town has issued a request for information (RfI) about possible solutions to the city's lack of water through desalination or other advanced water treatment.

Tapping into Table Mountain aquifer is among the measures proposed to beat the drought

Western Cape looks to desal, as Eksom issues RFP

Western Cape, South Africa, is to expedite an environmental impact assessment for a mobile desalination plant, as the area is officially declared a disaster zone due to water scarcity.

The site of Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, north of Cape Town, South Africa, may host a project to pilot desalination for municipal use

South Africa nuclear plant to install desal unit amid worsening water crisis

South Africa's electricity utility Eskom is to install a desalination unit at Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, as water shortages in Cape Town hit crisis levels, reports South Africa's News24.com.


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